Montreal teacher fired for showing Grade 10 class body-parts video

A popular Montreal civics and history teacher has been fired for showing a high school class what is believed to be the video of the infamous body-parts killing, the Canadian Press reports.

The teacher at Cavelier-De LaSalle High School showed the video last week. Students said they’d been discussing the Magnotta case, talked about the video that allegedly depicts the horrific killing, then voted 22 to 3 to watch it.

“The unacceptable nature of the action by the teacher demanded an unequivocal response,” the school board president Diane Lamarche-Venne said in a statement reported by CP.

The news agency notes that students petitioned on behalf of the teacher and held a rally in his support.

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